The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 22, 1954 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 22, 1954
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PAQ1FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, APRIL tt, 1M4 Society News L Societ.v "Editor 9 PI Pat Mullms, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Gkm Whistle, Jonesboro Girl Married JONESBORO — Miss Sarah Alice Kiech, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Donald Kiech of Jonesboro," became the bride or Clem Hamilton Whistle, Jr., SOB of Mrs. Clem Hamilton of Blytheville and the late Mr. Wfcistle, in a ceremony at the home of the bride's parents Apr. 14. 'The couple pledged their vows before an arch of huckleberry studded -with pink, and white carnations. Dr. Ethan W. Dodgen, pastor of t&e • First Methodist Church of Jonesboro, officiated in the presence of the immediate families. "flanking the arch were floor bas- ! kets of white stock and white i wrougat-irdn carjdelabra holding ca- liiedral candles. White candles in silver candelabra were placed throughout the rooms. Mrs. Buddy Parker, organist, anc .,3fes. Sam Word, vocalist, presented a program of nuptial music. Serving her sister, as matron of honor and only attendant was Mrs Knight Laird-. She wore a pink unglazed- chintz sheath dress, with a matching jacket sprinkled with sequins; and carried a spray of pink camellias. Jerry Edwards of Whis- tteville was best man. Given ;in marriage by her father. the iMride wore a gown of blush pink lace fashioned with.a portrait necfc- Itee, ;Cap sleeves .and waltz length bouffant skirt, edged with rows of scalloped net ruffles., Her veil of Wusn pink illusion fell from a cap of lace studded with seed pearls aad she carried a bouquet of valley lilies. Mrs, Keith chose a blue nylon net and lace frock with accordion pleated "skirt, inset with lace panels j for her daughters marriage, airs. Whistte wore a black lace frock. Both: of the mothers wore pink camellia tjorsages. Following the ceremony a reception was given, by Mr. and Mrs. Kiecfe at the Hotel Noble in Jonesboro for relatives and friends. For''traveling the bride wore a blue and white cheeked suit with a blue, straw hat Following their wedding, they wai, make their home at tfoe bridegroom's plantation at Ark. AGRI QUEEN T — Miss Jo Alice McGuire, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene McGuire of Blytheviile will reign as queen over the annual Agri Day festivities at the University of Arkansas, Saturday. She is the first freshman ever to be chosen queen of the event. A graduate of Blytheville High School, she is a member of the University's Girls' 4-H House, College Home Economics Club. Agri Students Association and Association* of Women Students. Miss McGuire will be crowned at the beginning of a ball at the Student"Union ballroom, climaxing a day of varied activities. Layette Shower Is Given Here start until tomorrow morning, most guests have arrived in Blytheville a day early because of the city's location. Because of this, a special event has been planned by Chap- Mrs. Wade O- Reeves, Jr., wasjters D and N of Blytheville. TOmpiimenied Tuesday evening at j Mrs. Marion Williams of Chapter tfie ..-SustSc lira, with a layette JD. one of the convention chairmen, shower; when Mrs. Doc Kerbough; will greet guests as they arrive at PEO Delegates To Be Guests Of Honor At E. B. Gee Home The house and gardens of Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Gee will be the setting tonight for an affair to be given to welcome P.E.O. delegates arriving here to attend the annual state convention. Although business sessions do not, Mrs. Mary fcllen Marshall of Little Rock, Mrs. W. W .Vaught of Winslow, Mrs. Kirshner, Dr. Ada Jane Harvey of Conway, Mrs. D. M. Moore of Fayetteville, Mrs. E. Q. Brothers of Little Rock, Mrs. George Patterson of Clarksville, Mrs. George Colville of Paris, Mrs. G. E. Eldridge of Bentonville, Mrs. F. H. Jacobson of Harrison, Mrs. and Mrs. Dick Shanks were hos- [ the Gee home. In the reception \ Edward R. Stafford of Springdale "Besses, i room, Mrs. Riiey B. Jones of Chap- ! and Mrs. G. S. R. Sharp of Little Mrs. Reeves was presented with 1 ter N will receive, introducing Mrs. Rock. a novelty corsage. ( C. S. Reinhard of Chippewa Falls. • Following owing bricee and canasta- Wise., honored guest, and Mrs. By-1 s, Mrs. Heeves was presented i ron Goodson of DeQueen, state The hostess. Mrs. Gee. will wel-; Throughout the evening refreshments will be served from the din- a surprise shower of layette i "-&-U. president. [ The host Dessert was served up on their < - comc her 25 ° 8Ucsts as *** ent&r - ! arrival, from the small tables. Tulips in small containers centered eeec. table, while a large centerpiece of the chosen flowers a and colorful stork centered a large grift table. In the hrige games. Mrs. Henry (Hank) Dodcl won high score. With second going to Mrs. Frank Wagner. Jr., and bridgo to Mrs. Tommie Wescorook. ing- room table covered with an im- Wednesday Club Has Mrs. Harry Kirby entertained the members and guests of the ported lace cloth .and centered with j Wednesday Club yesterday at a a silver bowl of valley lilies and i uracheon and bridge party at her yellow dutch iris. Lighted tapers j home. burning in silver candelabra will Guests included Mrs. C. C. Smith Mrs. B. A. Lynch and Mrs. R. F. i £« houseguest <* her daughter. • Mrs. S. E. Tune, Mrs. Chester flank the centerpiece. Kirshner, Both past state presidents the canasta, Mrs. Clarance (0f the organization, will preside at ^ * and Mrs - Gean s - Atkin - Wiison won high score, and Mrs beeves won second high. Pany Given in Home the refreshment table. Assisting throughout the evening will be Mrs. Genevieve Weinberg and Mrs. J. D. Wells, both of son. An antique compote filled with valley lilies stood on a mirror base centering the dining table at which Leachville. Mrs. Lloyd Godley and i a three-course luncheon was served. Bridge, which provided fehe afternoon's entertainment, was won by Mrs. W. J. Pollard, high score, Mrs. Jettie Driver, both of Osce ola, and Mrs. Robert Porter and Mrs. Chester Caldwell. Members of the committee ii charge of the affair are Mrs. C. W ! Afflick. Mrs. M. 0. Usrey. Mrs A spring theme provided by color- j R. H. Kirby and Mrs. Harry W ful tulips and iris set the scene for i Haines. a bridge party Tuesday night at the home of M"TS. Otto Scrape, Earlier in the evening, Mrs Goodson will be hostess at a dinner Her guests other than members i to be given at Hotel Nobel to com of the TLE Bridge Club were Mrs. j pliment Mrs.. Reinhard, when he Bob Blaylock and Mrs. Bill Hodge. \ guests will include all state board Dessert was served preceding the bridge games, which were won by Mrs. members, past state presidents and Mrs. Jones, convention chair man. Mrs. Blayloek, high score, Hodge,;second high, and Mrs. J. F. j Past presidents of the state chap Scrape, bridge. 'ter who will attend are Mrs. Lynch OLD FASHIONED PIT BAR-B-QUE WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS LAKE STREET METHODIST CHURCH FRIDAY, APRIL 23 11A.M. to 1P.M.-5 P.M. to 8 P.M. ADULTS CHILDREN $LQO 50* Plenty Of Delicious Meat By The Pound and Airs. H. C. Sims, second high. Bits of News Mrs. S. R. Duncan of Chalfee, Mo., was admitted to Chickasawba Hospital here last night where she underwent an emergency appendectomy last night. She is reported in a satisfactory condition this morning. Mr. and Mrs. Duncan and their daughter were here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Pruitt, when Mrs. Duncan became ill. Rowland Mitchell and Carlos Japen have returned to the University of Arkansas, where they are students after spending the holidays with Rowland's parents, Mr, and Mrs. O. M. Mitchell. Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Gay, Jr., and family of Memphis have returned to their home in Memphis after visiting-here with his mother, Mrs. B. F. Gay, Sr., and with Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Garrigan. Mr. and Mrs. Earl French have returned home from St Louis where ,hey spent several days. Mrs. W. Marion Williams will have as her houseguests during the j PEO Convention, Mrs. J. B. Hill of I Nashville, Ark., Mrs. Franklin Horon, Mrs. Mary Foster, Mrs. Edith Haynes and Mrs. Mary Wood McKenzie, all of Hope, Ark. She expects them to arrive here today. Mrs. J. Louis Cherry will have ,s her guests during the state PEO onvention Mr. Cherry's sister, Irs. Dow H. McGehee, Mrs. Alex Mitchell, Mrs. Ewell Wiggins, and Irs. George Colville, all of Paris, rk. Mrs. Mitchell is president of le Paris chapter. Mrs. J. K. Garner of Greenwood, liss., is visiting here with her fa- ner. A. G. Little, during her moth- r's visit to Washington, D. C., for he DAR, convention. Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Old are pending a few days in Blixoi, •here they are attending an in- urance convention. Leaving here yesterday after a w days visit with Mr. and Mrs. Louis Cherry were Mr. and Mrs. . E. Nelson "of Troy, N. Y. They ad been visiting other relatives in Paris, Ark., during the past week. Arriving today to be the guests of Mrs. B. A. Lynch during the Arkansas PEO Convention are Mrs. John' Fuller and Mrs. Ewin Pyeatte of Searcy, Ark., and Mrs. Homer Gardner of Tupelo, Ark. MLss Betty Sue Wooldridge has returned to her home in St. Louis, Mo., after spending the past month here with friends and relatives. Miss Wooldridge is employed in St. Louis. Laura Ann is the name chosen by Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Terry, Jr., for their second daughter, who was born last week at the Chickasawba Hospital here. REPRESENT LUXORA — Miss Doris M. Clark, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Clark of Luxora and Homer A. Smith, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Smith of Holland, Mo., will represent Luxora as duchess and duke of the annual Royal Court at the Memphis Cotton Carnival. They will attend the ball at Hotel Peabody on May 13, and will be in the Carnival's royal procession. Their appointments were announced, by Mayor Moses Sliman of Luxora. PTA Officers Are Installed Miss Winnie Virgil Turner installed the 1954-55 officers of Central Parent-Teachers Association yesterday at the school auditorium. Mrs. Freeman Robinson was elected secretary in a business session to replace Mrs. W. J. Fitzhugh. Officers installed are Mrs. Gean S. Atkinson, president; Mrs. S. E. Dunkley, vice president; Mrs. Robinson, secretary; and Mrs, Eric Whitley, treasurer. Mrs. Sidney Platt gave the president's message and Mrs. C. L. McWaters, Jr., gave the devotional. The second grade mothers were hostesses for the social hour. Christian Church Members Meet Mrs. W. D. Cobb conducted a business meeting of Christian Women's Fellowship at the First Christian Church Monday -when three members of the Faith Group, five members of the Hope Group and one member of the Love Group attended. The devotional was by Mrs. Cobb, and Mrs. George Baxham gave a report. It was announced that April 29. the Crippled Children's Clinic will be held at the First Christian Church when the CWF will prepare food. They voted to conduct a church clean-up day. Mrs. Freeman Robinson announced that two groups have been made from the Love Group, including the Love and Charity Groups. The Love Group will meet the second Tuesday of th month and the Charity Group wi meet the second Monday of th month. They voted that the first Monda of each month, the CWF executiv board will meet-at 10:30 ajn. wit combined business meeting an luncheon at 12 and program at p.m. Mrs. Chet Brown was i charge of the program and Mrs Boyce Moore was hostess. Party Is Given Mrs. G. G. Caudill was hostess yesterday at a dessert-bridge party, when her guests included Mrs. G. O. Poetz, Mrs. Walter Day, Mrs. C. F. Cockle and Mrs. Loy Welch, along with the members of Town and Country Bridge Club. A dessert course was served upon arrival of the guests, in a setting of spring flowers throughout the entertaining rooms. Winners of the bridge prizes were Mrs. J. C. Ellis and Mrs. Poetz, first and second high score winners. Coming Events Auxiliary Meeting Held Mrs. J. F. Brownson, president, condi'r-t^d a buf'ness meeting of the errr-t've board of the American Legion Auxiliary Tuesday night at the hut. Mrs. Ben Mays gave the invocation after which the regular order of business was conducted. A donation of S10 was given to aid in the education of a war orphan. The fifth district conference, which is to be held at Jonesboro on Apr. 25. was discussed. Mrs. Brownson announced that a unit i attendance trophy will be awarded by the district president, Mrs. Par-' ker Cole of Jonesboro. Ch ism-West Rites Conducted At Gosnell In a ceremony last Friday evening, Miss Helen Ruth West, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell West of Blytheville, became the bride of Franklin Chism, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Chism of Prescott, Ark. The Rev. Eugene Schultz officiated at the double ring exchange before a background of baskets of white carnations and wrought iron candelabra holding white tapers. Miss Patricia West of Steele, a cousin of the bride, and Billy Lutes of Burdette provided a program of nuptial music. Miss West's selections were "O Promise Me," and "Through the Years." Miss Jeanette Butcher of Little Rock served the bride as maid of lonor and only feminine attendant. She wore a slate blue suit and carried a colonial bouquet of white carnations. The bride wore ft suit of blue- gray wool with a navy straw hat and navy accessories, She also carried a colonial bouquet of white carnations. Mrs. West, the bride's mother, wore a pale blue crepe dress with black accessories and pinned a corsage of carnations at her shoulder. A reception was held at the church following the wedding when Mrs. Harry Lutes and Mrs. Garland West of Steele assisted. in serving. Mrs. Vernon Daws presided at the bride's book. They are now making their home in Prescott, Ark., where the bridegroom is associated with the newspaper there. Mr. and Mr*. Chism Armorel Seniors Attend Fish-Fry Members of the Senior Class of Armorel High School were entertained with a fish supper at the Rustic Inn this week, when Miss Joan Bowling was hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Bowling of Huffman, her parents, assisted heri in entertaining. Tulips in bright spring colors and white gLadioli were used throughout the dining rooms. The group was later Invited to attend a movie. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. A. J. Houston, Luxora Mrs. Marvin House and baby, Tomato Marjorie Johnson, City Chickasawba. Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Era Thompson and baby, City Mrs. Anna Jones and baby, City Billy Priddy, City Ann Dunlap, City Thursday Thursday Contract Club meets with Mrs. G. G. Caudill. C. and N. Birthday Club meets with Mrs. Walter Lutes at 7:30 pjn. Friday . Mrs. W. A. Stickmon, Mrs. W. N. Stanton are hostesses to Past Matrons and Patrons Club at covered dish dinner at 7 p.m. at the.Ma- sonic Temple. Explorer's Club has meeting at the Country Club at 7 p.m. Blytheville Woman's Club has annual musical tea at the clubhouse from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Cotillion Club has costume dance at 9 p.m. at Hotel Noble with Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Day, Dr. and Mrs. James C. Guard. Dr. and Mrs. Milton Webb, Mr, and Mrs. Jack Cuadra, Dr. and Mrs. W. T. Rainwater. Sunday Blytheville "Civic Music Association has final concert of this year's series, at 2:30 p.m. at the high school auditorium. Birthday Party Given in Home Allen Gracie. son of Mrs. Frances Gracie. 1924 West Sycamore, was honored at a birthday party yesterday afternoon when 15 of his friends were invited to attend the party. Allen was three years old. Games were played informally during the afternoon, and Mrs. Jeanne Bratton assisted the hostess in serving cake and ice cream. Musical Tea Planned Here Members of the Woman's Club will be entertained tomorrow at their annual musical tea at 2:30 p.m. at their clubhouse. The program will feature numbers from a high school group directed by Mrs. J. Wilson Henry, accordion selections by Mrs. C. Johnson, and vocal solos by Miss Jo Ann Trieschmann. OLD GERMAN BEER 24 Can Case $3.18 6 Can Case 88c Campbell's Liquor Store and Pool Room 312 E. Main No Time for Troubles HUNTSVILLE, Mo. (ff) — Mr». Floyd Case told her minister husband that it was high time they started for the maternity ward of the hospital. The Rev. Mr. Case got out the car and away they went. 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